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Two Men Arrested After Shots Fired into Home


DOVER, Del. - Dover Police officers arrested two men after shots were fired into a home with 6 children inside on the 100 block of Spruance Road. 

Dover Police say it happened just after 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.  When officers arrived on the scene, they learned the shots were fired into the home in retaliation for an earlier dispute at Whatcoat Apartments. 

Officers say the bullets hit the victim's vehicle, along with the home.  Police say the victim was inside the home with her six grandchildren, between the ages of 2 and 15 years old.  Police say no one was injured.   

On Sunday March 31, at 12:41 AM, Dover Police Patrol Officers again responded to shots fired. This time at police say it happened at 970 Whatcoat Drive.  Police say no one was injured and nothing was damaged.  

Later Sunday night at 02:59 AM, Dover Police arrested two suspects, 18-year-old Isaiah Thomas and 17-year-old Shykeem Johnson.  Officers detected the smell of marijuana and began to investigate. Thomas was found to possess a .380 caliber handgun, 103.7 grams of marijuana, baggies, a scale and an undisclosed amount of money.

Officer say the investigation revealed Johnson was the driver in both shooting incidents and conspired with Thomas to commit the shootings.

Thomas was arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court and was committed default $189,750.00 Secured bond to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, DE.

Johnson was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court and was committed to Stevenson House in Milford, DE.

Both face multiple charges including Reckless Endangering, Criminal Mischief, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession Of Firearm/ Ammunition by Person Prohibited, and Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon, and Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana.

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